Resource Planning Analyst

Posted 13 March by RattrayParkin Easy Apply

Due to my clients continued growth, they are looking to appoint an experienced (Senior) Resource Planning Analyst to join their team in Nottingham. The overall team of four report in to the Strategic Planning Manager and support an overall headcount of circa 1,400 and the demand planning of over 8 million customer interactions. This position plays a pivotal role in providing long-term and short-term demand forecasts which ensure excellent customer service is delivered in an efficient and timely manner.

Role responsibilities

  • Prepare long-term and short term customer demand forecasts accurately and efficiently to ensure they deliver excellent customer service.
  • Formulate and continuously improve monthly, weekly and daily demand forecasts for over 8 million customer interactions.
  • Proactively identify and effectively articulate capacity and recruitment plans where expected staffing levels vary from requirements and work with operational stakeholders to agree actions to close variances promptly, reducing Customer and/or financial impact.
  • Ensure future activity is planned in advance using the agreed strategic approach, balancing Customer and People demand.
  • Co-ordinate review of demand drivers as and when required, in a customer-focused manner. Driving and delivering long term solutions that meet the changing needs of the business.
  • Identify and check the integrity of appropriate data sources, interrogating the data to spot trends and exceptions, and then use these findings to identify the source of any exception or change.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure budget demand and supply plans align with customer and client expectations.
  • Conduct impact assessment modeling to understand the impacts of contact centre changes and how these flow into the capacity plan.

Required Skills

  • Ability to respond quickly to deadlines
  • Excel - Advanced level
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Effective and confident communicator at all levels
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to use analytical techniques e.g. regression modeling
  • Experienced in using Workforce Management Systems (e.g. Verint, IEX, Injixo) - desirable
  • Demonstrably successful experience of planning / forecasting in a contact centre environment

In return

  • 25 days holiday allowance, plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexibility to work from home
  • Annual performance bonus scheme
  • Discounted Sky TV and broadband packages
  • Discounted warranty products
  • Free Wi-Fi, hot drinks and fresh fruit
  • Free life assurance
  • Clearly defined career progression opportunities
  • Great employee discounts at local shops, gyms and restaurants
  • 35 hour working week contract

Reference: 34673902

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